U.S. stocks head for a second day of declines as major indexes around the world fall deep into the red, dragged down by the Nikkei.
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi have reportedly picked up another property -- this time in Montecito, Calif. The real-estate happy couple bought the home for $26.5 million, according to TMZ. On 13 acres with ocean views, the home has six bedrooms and nine fireplaces. With a horse ranch still in tow, the couple sold their home in Malibu last year that previously belonged to
(WASHINGTON) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 23,000 last week, further evidence that the job market is slowly returning to health. Applications for unemployment aid declined to a seasonally adjusted 340,000 in the week ending May 18, the Labor Department said Thursday. That’s down from 363,000 the previous week and a level consistent with solid job gains. The l
(Reuters) - Private equity firm Apax Partners will acquire teen-apparel retailer rue21 Inc in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion, adding to a retail portfolio that includes Cole Haan and Takko Fashion.